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How Advice To ‘Take The High Road’ Silences Victims Of Abuse

Anyone who has been a victim of abuse will tell you that the burden of emotional labor is enormous, and that it’s amplified by the pressure to keep Read...
Chelsea Cristene of Role Reboot    |   11.5.18   |   SHARE
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Joel Osteen Receives A Twitter-Lashing After Shutting The Doors Of His Church To Flood Victims

Hurricane Harvey will undoubtedly be remembered as the costliest natural disaster in American history. At last estimate, damages are up to $160 Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   08.30.17   |   SHARE
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"Right now, I’m simply heartbroken for the the dead and injured, for their families, for the people of Manchester, and for the performers and technicians creating the music last night." (Image Credit: Instagram/manchestertribute)

A Parent's Response To Manchester Attack

I've spent most of today trying not to confront the news that a terrorist instigated an explosion outside a London concert by Ariana Grande last Read...
Rebekah Kuschmider    |   05.23.17   |   SHARE
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Protecting Our Children After The Wounds Of Racism Divide Us Even More

I find myself in this place again. I am numb. I feel empty. I almost have no words. In 2012, around the time of the birth of my son, I had a similar Read...
Nia Heard-Garris of The Conversation    |   07.21.16   |   SHARE
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"Within this song there is defiance, empowerment and hope." Image: Halcyon.

"Can't Shoot A Rainbow/Love is Louder": A Song To Benefit The Victims Of The Orlando Shooting And Their Families

I am so pleased to offer this piece of music from one of my favorite humans (incidentally, my cousin): Deb Hunseder, a musician who has performed at Read...
joni edelman, RN   |   06.24.16   |   SHARE
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Fox News Stretches Bounds Of Reason To Explain Anger Toward Cosby

Fox News writer Howard Kurtz says the media's just smarting over Cosby's previous "non-PC" statements about the black community. Seriously? Read...
Nikki Gloudeman   |   11.18.14   |   SHARE
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Dana McCallum And How The Feminist Community Can Fail Rape Victims

Where are all the feminists in the wake of the Dana McCallum sexual assault case? Read...
Lauren Parker    |   11.14.14   |   SHARE
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